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Hilmot

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firewall between the cleanroom and
the warehouse floor without changing conveyor systems," Weiss says. "It
opens up new markets that we haven't
entered before, mainly food manufacturing and the healthcare industry."
Some of the stainless steel conveyor's key features and benefits
are light- to medium-weight applications up to 60 pounds, resilient
and durable construction and toolless mounting brackets for all of its
electrical components, which have
quick connect terminals for easy installation and expansion. Pre-wired
conveyor sections can be networked
with a variety of technologies and
are easily configured with multiple
applications. The product is good
for distribution, warehouse, process
lines and postal applications.

Easier Purchasing Process
Hilmot prides itself on being a "relationship-building, problem-solving,
customer service powerhouse." It
believes in pushing the innovation
envelope for MDR applications by
continuously evolving the design of
its products.
But it also values customer service.
Last year, the company improved its
purchasing by setting up a process to
give its customers faster quotes and
offer pre-designed modular units.
"Prior to that, most systems were
fully designed from the ground up and
we've tried to reduce some of those
complexities with our Series 1500
conveyor modular units and controls
platforms," Weiss says.

A Gamut of Services
Founded in 2005, Hilmot started
as a small manufacturing facility in
Waukesha, Wis. It had only a handful
of employees. In 2015, the company
moved to its new 120,000-square-

hilmot says the gearless
design of the v24 minimizes
mechanical wear and works
well in extreme temperatures.

foot manufacturing facility in Milwaukee. Today, Hilmot has more than
170 employees.
Hilmot has become a leading manufacturer of MDR and conventional
conveyor equipment and systems,
serving material-handling industries
in manufacturing, distribution, assembly and order picking.
The company offers an array of
solutions that include conveyor components (light, medium and heavy
duty), sorters, tire handling, Intralox
product sortation, conventional belt
and belt-driven live roller systems,
as well as scanners, weight scales and
extendable conveyors.
Aside from its products, Hilmot
offers a comprehensive range of services including facilities design with
MDR features, engineering, MDR
control design packages and project
management. It can provide mechanical and electrical technicians or software specialists to install systems.
The company offers solutions using
the latest in 3-D CAD technology and

can provide on-site training and preventive maintenance programs upon
request. "Our company does everything," Weiss says. "We are the whole
gamut, from soup to nuts."

Innovation and Growth
In 2017, Hilmot was named a Future
50 company by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce's
Council of Small Business Executives.
The Future 50 program, now in its
30th year, recognizes privately-owned
companies in the seven-county Milwaukee region that have been in business for at least three years and have
shown significant revenue and employment growth.
"It highlights companies that
make a difference," says Caleb Zovar, media and marketing manager
at Hilmot. "You have to meet certain
requirements when it comes to innovation and bring jobs to Milwaukee."
Since moving its operations to Milwaukee, Hilmot created roughly 150
jobs, he adds. mt
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